Research Associate, Epidemiology and Biostatistic

The Center for Statistical Research, Computing and Collaboration (SR2c) in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Case Western Reserve University is seeking a highly motivated, adaptive, productive and dedicated statistician to join the center as a Research Associate.  The Research Associate will be responsible for original statistical and collaborative research, data analysis, software development, writing manuscripts for publications and support to the PI for grant applications.  Some student supervision and coordination of some studies will be as needed.  Moderate training and supervision will be provided. The candidate’s credentials will determine salary.


The applicant should hold a Ph.D. degree in Statistics or Biostatistics, with experience in publications, statistical research, real data analysis and algorithm development. Excellent analytic, critical thinking and computing skills are required, including familiarity with at least one programming language/package from each of the following three groups: R/Splus, Matlab/Mathematica, and C/C++/Fortran/Java/Python/Julia.  Experience with SQL, SAS and parallel programming is a plus.  Experience with Linux, Unix or an X-system, a Unix shell script language, and a computer science visualization tool is preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively are necessary. High ethics, professionalism and ability to be responsive and responsible are critical. 

If interested, please send your CV, a brief statement of research interests, career goals, and a list of three references to Professor Sun at

Case Western Reserve University is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging excellence through diversity.  Qualified woman and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. 

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation.  Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.